4 Places to Buy Houseplants
Transform your living space into an indoor jungle with some lush houseplants from these local nurseries.
This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.
Succulents, air plants and palms, oh my! Visit these local greenhouses and nurseries for all the indoor plants and supplies necessary to turn your house into a lush, green oasis.
Step into the historic mill building to find a “tropical oasis in RI.” The vast greenhouse overflows with greenery: ivy spills over shelves, ferns swing from the rafters above and fiddle leaf fig leaves tickle your arm as you walk past. With thousands of plants available, there’s something for every living space and gardening experience level. The nursery recently expanded its pottery room, so be sure to grab a decorative planter for your new begonia.
The details: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 545 Pawtucket Ave., Pawtucket, 401-475-0100, jordansjungle.net
Planted by Bayberry
Cute cacti and magnificent monsteras, as well as many more indoor plants, are all available at this online plant boutique. Pick up your new leafy friends at Bayberry Beer Hall in Providence where you can savor a pint of craft beer and a sourdough pretzel while surrounded by greenery. In the summer, Garden by Bayberry opens where you can enjoy Sunday brunch in the shade of more plants by Planted.
The details: Tues.-Fri. 4-10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. 381 West Fountain St., Providence, 401-383-9487, plantedbybayberry.com
First started in 1866, the Peckhams have been growing plants in Little Compton for five generations. Houseplants flourish year-round in the vast greenhouse. Terrariums and air plants are also for sale. In the warmer months, Peckham’s runs a CSA program with the produce grown on-site. The expertise here is unparalleled and the team at Peckham’s can answer all your plant-related questions so that you can maintain your decorative plants with confidence.
The details: Tues.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 200 West Main Rd., Little Compton, 401-635-4775, peckhamsgreenhouse.com
The Fantastic Umbrella Factory
Find all the indoor plants you need to brighten up your home at this quirky shop. Wander through the trails, past the emus and the craft shops, to the greenhouse where succulents — and even some carnivorous plants! — grow strong. Pick up an indoor plant or two, then browse the surrounding shops for some other neat souvenirs like locally made wampum jewelry or brightly dyed shirts imported from India.
The details: Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 4820 Old Post Rd., Charlestown, 401-364-1060, fantasticumbrellafactory.com